Andrew W.K. Brings Neon Happiness in ‘Ever Again’ Video
Andrew W.K. is bringing the power of positivity this spring with his fifth full-length album You're Not Alone. Today, he's unveiled his newest single and video for "Ever Again."
The anthemic song features the lyrics "They say that nobody changes, but I'm living proof that they do, Because I've found the answer, and you can find the answer too." The visuals are just as sugary and in your face, neon lights flashing with W.K. as the spotlight and other members going nuts.
Of the song, W.K. offers this explanation of the song and its video:
"A fantasy in which I imagine what it would be like to actually know the meaning of life - an ecstatic nightmare in which I've returned from the brink of annihilation, having clawed the Ultimate Insight from out of its hiding spot, and am finally able to solve the riddle of existence while I cry out in triumphant elation. The desire to possess this total internalized clarity - not only knowing what life really means, but actually feeling the Truth from the inside out - is a mirage for the mind, but a reality for the heart. But coming from a place of confusion and despair, perhaps simply having faith in the possibility of ‘the answer to everything' is enough to see us through those frequent moments of painful disorientation. I'm not singing from the perspective of someone who has found this ultimate-answer-to-everything, but as someone who's dreaming about how incredible it would feel if I had. And in a mysterious and strangely uplifting way, it seems that a belief in the possibility of an absolute Truth gives us access to something quintessential and crucial for our own survival - it connects us with a part of ourselves that's both primal and divine - an empowering, enlightening, and energizing force of unyielding and overwhelming feeling. A feeling that transcends emotion. A feeling that overwhelms all thought and language. A feeling that can't be understood, but can only be deeply and joyously experienced. And thus, celebrated in worshipful glee. Partying is born.”
Earlier this month, he released the song's lead single, "Music Is Worth Living For," which was equally upbeat. You're Not Alone will be available to fans March 2. Pre-order the album here.
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